BUICK LESABRE 1981: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Make : BUICK Model : LESABRE Year : 1981
Build Dates : 1980-08-01 - 1980-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 80V125000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 1980-09-25 Date Added to Database: 1980-12-10
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4615
Summary:
      THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN ASSEMBLED WITH A BRAKE PEDAL SUPPORT BRACKET WHICH WAS DESIGNED FOR USE IN DIESEL ENGINE VEHICLES. THE INCORRECT BRACKET MAY CAUSE THE SERVICE BRAKES TO REMAIN PARTIALLY APPLIED, RESULTING IN BRAKE OVERHEATING AND REDUCED BRAKING EFFECTIVENESS.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL INSPECT VEHICLES AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE PEDAL SUPPORT BRACKET AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH GASOLINE ENGINES.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; BRAKE PEDAL, SUPPORT BRACKET.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS DEFECT COULD CAUSE AN ACCIDENT, ESPECIALLY INSITUATIONS WHICH REQUIRE A MINIMUM VEHICLE STOPPING DISTANCE.